Average Bench: 63.4% (221st of 1158)

Based on 31,014 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 63.4% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 36.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 115Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 111Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 22.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 299Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 273Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,014 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.1 SC Int 108 117
88.2 SC Float 115 124
81.9 SC Mixed 111 120
89.3% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
190 QC Int 266 300
216 QC Float 311 346
201 QC Mixed 291 325
65.4% 289 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 MC Int 273 299
255 MC Float 320 347
234 MC Mixed 299 328
44.4% 298 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 320
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 321
47% 317 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 314
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 339
MC Mixed 311
46% 311 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 313
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 286
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 314
46% 310 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 297
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 324
MC Mixed 310
45% 304 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 289
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 302
44% 296 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,143,694 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
NeweggUS $1304 months
OutletPCUS $1324 months
AmazonUS $17012 mins
EbayUS $18024 mins
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 10,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $470

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

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2 months ago.

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Excellent

1 month ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Good

2 months ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Excellent

2 months ago.

intel nonthing compaired two intel i series


Excellent

1 month ago.

puedo correr todo


Excellent

3 months ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Poor

2 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Good

9 months ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Excellent

2 months ago.

Great dual core performance


Terrible

20 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

21 months ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

21 months ago.

it low for 4k


Average

2 months ago.

dpf-hp


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